The United Nations (UN) Security Council will hold an open meeting on Sunday to discuss the escalation of tensions between Israel and Palestine.
Diplomats said the proposal for a Friday meeting was blocked by the United States.
The Norwegian Mission to the UN tweeted that Sunday’s meeting was proposed by Norway, Tunisia and China.
China holds the Security Council presidency for the month of May. Two rounds of closed-door consultations on the issue have been held by the Security Council.